Letter mail
Prohibited articles list
Additional requests
Weight / size limit admitted:
üPostcard – maximum weight 20g.  maximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness – 5mm
üLetter – maxsimum weight 250gmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 5mm.
üSmall packets – maxsimum weight 2kgmaximum size - 240X340mmmaximum thickness: 50mm.
üM bag – maxsimum weight 30kg. maximum height - 80cmmaximum circumference -120cm.
Insured* letters admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value – 12732 SDR**;
On-line tracking provided – no;
Payments for inbound items in case, when content is a goods:
ü Customs clearance fee - 200 JPY;
ü Threshold level below which items are free of customs duties and other taxes - 10 000 JPY;
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound letter – 1;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – Japanese, French, English;
Delivery charge for small packets exceeding 500 g 
Period of retention for letters – 1 month;
Web site address of postal administration – 
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.

**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 

***Custom declaration for letter post is required only in case, when content is a goods.
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
Insured* parcels admitted – yes;
Maximum insured value - 12732 SDR**;
On-line tracking provided – yes;
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound parcels – 2;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English, Japanese;
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 200 JPY;
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes - 10 000 JPY;
To customers’ address:
ü Free – yes;
ü Paid service – yes;
Period of retention for parcels:
ü Min – 15 days;
ü Max – 30 days;
Web site address of postal administration – http://tracking.post.japanpost.jp/services/srv/search/? locale=en
*Insured Parcel–Type of Registered Parcel,  which is insured at cost declared by the sender. Insured value should not be more than the actual cost of the package content and should not exceed 10 000 GEL.
**SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
Weight / size limit admitted:
ü Max weight – 20 kg
ü Max size - 1,05m X 1,05m X 1,05m (or 2m length & greatest circumference);
Maximum insured value:
 for documents: 4000 GEL
 for merchandise: 10 000 GEL
Numbers of customs declarations required for inbound EMS – 2;
Languages in which customs declarations must be completed – English;
Payments for inbound parcels:
ü Customs clearance fee - 
ü Threshold level below which parcels are free of customs duties and other taxes:
For private customers - 
For business customers 
How many attempts at delivery are made: 2
Period of retention for EMS items: 15 days;
Coverage: entire territory
Days of the week on which EMS items are delivered: 1/2/3/4/5/6/7
EMS item delivery to P.O. Box: Yes
National holidays on which EMS items are not delivered: 1,14 January, 11 February, 21 March, 29,30 April, 1-5 May, 15 June, 11 August, 16,23 September, 14,22 October, 3,23 November
Web site address of postal administration – www.post.japanpost.jp/english/index.html
*SDR–Monetary unit (Special Drawing Rights) created by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) - The value of the SDR in terms of the US dollar is determined daily based on exchange rates quoted at noon each day in the London market and posted on the IMF’s 
The amount of insurance paid by the customer should not exceed the actual value of the contents of the parcel

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Part 1 : List of articles prohibited as imports or admitted conditionally into Japan


HS code         Prohibited articles                                                             Articles admitted conditionally

Section I   Live animals; animal products

Chapter 1   Live animals

a.    Cloven-hoofed animals and horses
(except “Cloven-hoofed animals” of b.)
b.    Cloven-hoofed animals dispatched directly from or via sources other than Korea, Singapore, Finland, Sweden, Norway,  Poland,  Hungary,  Romania,  Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina,Germany, Denmark, Italy (except Sardinia), Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Austria, Spain, Ireland, Iceland, Canada, the United States of America (limited to continent, theHawaiian Islands and Guam), Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Dominican Republic, Chili, the Northern  Mariana  Islands,  New  Zealand,  Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Australia, and litter and similar
items used for their shipping

See Part 2, Paragraph 211
See Part 2,
Paragraphs 211 and 213

Chicken, duck, turkeys and geese
See Part 2,
Paragraphs 211 and212
Quail, ostrich and birds classified into anseriformes order
except duck and geese
See Part 2,
Paragraph 211
Dogs and bees
See Part 2,
Paragraph 211 and 214
See Part 2,
American badgers, bats, raccoon dogs, maskedpalm
Paragraphs 215 and216
civets (Himalayan palm civet), prairie dogs, andsoft- furred rats (Mastomys natalensis).
0106.00           Dogs, cats, common raccoons, foxes, skunks                   See Part 2, Paragraph 222


Mammals and birds other than animals named above as well as centaceans and jugon/manatee.
Any species of the genus Macaca
Any species of the genera Procyon and Mustela
Any member of the family Herpestidae
Any   member   of   the   family(including   subfamily
Any member of the families Agoutidae, Capromyidae, Dinomyidae and Myicastoridae
Any   member   of   the   family   Didelphidae   and
Any species of the genera Erinaceus, Atelerix, Hemiechinus, Mesechinus, Ondatra, Muntiacus, Axis, Cervus and Dama
Elaphurus davidianus
Any member of the family Timaliidae
Any member of the family Chelydridae
Any species of the genus Anolis(and/or Norops)
Any   species   of   the   genera   Boiga,   Psammodynastes, Protobothrops and Bothrops
Elaphe taeniura
Elaphe radiata

See Part 2, Paragraph 223


0106.90           Live insect, mite and other arthropod, nematode and other invertebrate animal, and certain vertebrate animals to be harmful to economic plants.

See Part 2, Paragraph 224

0106.90.011    Any species of the genera Bufo, Osteopilus and Polypedates(Any larvae, or tadpoles of the order Anura) Eleutherodactyluscoqui, Eleutherodactylus planirostris, Ranidae catesbeiana, Ranidae clamitans, Ranidae grylio, Ranidae            heckscheri,     Ranidae     okaloosae,     Ranidae septentrionails and Ranidae virgitipes (Any larvae, or tadpoles of the orderAnura)


Any species of the families Bolboceratidae, Ceratocanthidae, Diphyllostomatidae, Geotrupidae, Glaphyridae, Glaresodae, Hybosoridae
Lucanidae,   Ochodaeidae,   Passalidae,   Plecomidae, Scarabaeidae and Trogidae
Any species of the gunus Bombus
Solenopsis invicta Solenopsis geminate Linepithema humile
Wasmannia auropunctata

0106.90.090    Any member of the Class Scorpiones
Any   speciesof   the   genera   Atrax,   Hadronyche, Loxosceles and Latrodectus
0106.90.090    Platydemus manokwari
Chapter 2   Meat and edible meat offal
The carcasses of cloven-hoofed animals and horsesas well  as  their  containers and  packing. (except  “The carcasses of cloven-hoofed animals” of f and g.)
See Part 2, Paragraph 211
Meat and viscera of cloven-hoofed animals, horses,
chicken, quail, ostrich, turkeys, duck, geese and other
birds  classified  into  anseriformes  order,  dogs  and
rabbits as well as their containers and packing
(except “flesh of cloven-hoofed animals” and “internal
organs of cloven-hoofed animals” of f and g.)
The carcasses of chicken, turkeys, quail, geese as well
See Part 2,
as their containers and packing
Paragraphs 211 and212
The carcasses of rabbits as well as their containers and
See Part 2,
Paragraph 211

The carcasses of dogs, bees as well as theircontainers and packing
See Part 2,
Paragraphs 211 and 214
Articles listed below, dispatched directly from or via Singapore,  Romania,  Slovenia,  Croatia  and  Bosnia and Herzegovina:
-    carcasses of cloven-hoofed animals as well as their
See Part 2,
containers and packing
-    flesh  of  cloven-hoofed animals  as  well  as  their containers and packing
-    internal organs of cloven-hoofed animals as well as their containers and packing
Articles listed below, dispatched directly form or via sources other than Korea (Rep.) Singapore, Finland,
Paragraphs 211 and 213
See Part 2, Paragraph 217
See Part 2, Paragraph 218
Sweden,    Norway,    Poland,    Hungary,    Romania,
Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Denmark, Italy (except Sardinia), Liechtenstein, Switzerland,   Netherlands, Belgium, France, Austria, Spain, Ireland, Iceland, Canada, the United States of America (limited tocontinent, the Hawaiian Islands and Guam), Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, CostaRica, Panama, Dominican Republic, Chili, the Northern Mariana Islands, New
Zealand, Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Australia
-    carcasses of cloven-hoofed animals as well as their
See Part 2,
containers and packing
Paragraphs 211 and 213
-    flesh  of  cloven-hoofed animals  as  well  as  their
See Part 2,
containers and packing
Paragraph 219
-    internal organs of cloven-hoofed animals as well as
See Part 2,
their containers and packing
Paragraph 220
Carcasses of rodents and lagomorphs (limited to Ochotonidae) as well as containers and packaging for above.
See Part 2, Paragraph 223
Chapter 3   Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates

0301.99.290    Any    member    of    the    families    of    Centrarchidae, Centropomidae, Nandidae, and Moronidae
Any species of the genera Ictalurus, Ameiurus, Esox, Gadpsis, Maccullochella, Macquaria, Percichthys, Gymnocephalus,Perca, Sander(Stizostedion), Zingel and Siniperca
Gambusia affinis
Gambusia holbrooki
0306.24.150    Any species of the genus Eriocheir
0306.29.190    Any species of the families Astacidae, Cambaridae, and
0307.60           Live invertebrate animals to be harmful to economic plants.   See Part 2,
Paragraph 224
0307.60.100    Any species of the families Spiraxidae, Haplotrematidae, Oleacinidae, Rhytididae, Streptaxidae, and Subulinidae
0307.91.491    Any species of the genus Limnoperna
Dreissenidae bugensis
Dreissenidae polymorpha
Chapter 4   Dairy produce; birds’ eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified
or included

04.01              Untreated milk of cloven-hoofed animals, horses, dogs and rabbits as well as their containers and packing
04.07              Eggs of chicken, quail, ostrich, turkeys, duck, geese and other birds classified into anseriformes order as well as
their containers and packing

See Part 2, Paragraph 211

Chapter 5   Products of animals origin, not elsewhere specified or included

Bones, hair, feathers, horns, hooves of cloven-hoofed animals,  horses,  chicken,  quail,  ostrich,  turkeys,  duck, geese and other birds classified intoanseriformes order dogs and rabbits as well as their containers and packing (including bone meal, feather meal, horn meal and hoof meal)
05.11               a.    The carcasses of cloven-hoofed animals and horses as well as their containers and packing (See Chapter 2 a.)

See Part 2, Paragraph 211

The blood, sperm, fertilized  eggs, powdered, blood
and   tendons   of   cloven-hoofed   animals,   horses,
chicken, quail, ostrich, turkeys, duck, geese and other
birds  classified  into  anseriformes  order,  dogs  and
rabbits  (except  “the  sperm  and  fertilized  eggs  of
cloven-hoofed animals” of c.)
The sperm, fertilized  eggs and unfertilized eggs of
See Part 2,
cloven-hoofed animals, dispatched directly from or via
Paragraphs 211 and213
sources other than Korea ,Singapore, Finland, Sweden,
Norway,    Poland,    Hungary,    Romania,    Slovenia,
Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Denmark,
Italy  (except  Sardinia),  Liechtenstein,  Switzerland,
Netherlands, Belgium, France, Austria, Spain, Ireland,
Iceland, Canada, the United States of America (limited
to   continent,   the   Hawaiian   Islands   and   Guam),
Mexico, Belize,  Guatemala, Honduras, El  Salvador,
Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Dominican Republic,
Chili,  the  Northern Mariana Islands, New  Zealand,
Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Australia, and likewise
containers and packing
The carcasses of chicken, quail, ostrich, turkeys, duck,
See Part 2,
geese  and  other  birds  classified  into  anseriformes
Paragraphs 211 and212
order as well as their containers and packing
The carcasses of rabbits as well as their containers and
See Part 2,
Paragraph 211
The  carcasses  of  dogs  and  bees  as  well  as their
See Part 2,
containers and packing
Paragraphs 211 and214
Silkworm eggs
See Part 2,
Paragraph 221
Section II   Vegetable products
Chapter 6   Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage

The importation of any plants by mail or by hand unless they are accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the national plant protection organization of the exporting country.
a.    Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are shipped from or passed through the districts listed in the Annexed Table 2.
b.    Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are growing wild in the area listed in the Annexed Table 1.

See Part 2,
Paragraph 231 and 232

c.    Plants, products and its packing materials or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate orits copy issued by the government plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has beeninspected and found quarantine pests. Further, Plants listed in the Annexed Table 1, which have been cultivated in the arealisted in thTable 1, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate stating that the material has found to be, or believed to be, free from the designated quarantine pests as a result of inspection in cultivation field by government agencyof exporting country.
d.    Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or
containers thereof.

06.02.90                  Plants  to  be  harmful  to  economic  plants.(excluding dead plants)
0602.90.090    Live plants including seeds, spores and other*
Any species of the genus Coreopsis, Gymnocoronis, Rudbeckia, Senecio, Veronica, Alternanthera, Hydrocotyle, Sicyos, Myriophyllum, Spartina andAzolla
Pistia stratiotes
stems and roots of Alternanthera philoxeroides stems and toors of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides stems and roots of Pistia stratiotes
stems of Azolla cristata
roots of Coreopsis lanceolata
stems and toors of Gymnocoronis spilanthoides roots of Rudbekia laciniata
stems and roots of Senecio madagascariensis stems and roots of Myriophyllum aquaticum stems and roots of Spartina angelica
toors of Veronica anagallis-aquatica

See Part 2, Paragraph 232

Chapter 7   Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers

Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof,
See Part 2,
which are shipped from or passed through the districts
Paragraphs 231 and 232
listed in the Annexed Table 2.
Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof,


which  are  growing  wild  in  the  area  listed  in  the
Annexed Table 1.
c.     Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copyissued by the government plants quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and  found  to  be,  or  believed  to  be,  free  from quarantine pests. Further, Plants listed in the Annexed Table 1, which have been cultivated in the area listed in theTable 1, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate stating that the material has
found to be, or believed to be, free from the



designated quarantine pests as a result of inspection in cultivation field by government agency of exporting country.
d.    Soil, plants with soil and its packing materials or
containers thereof.
Plants to be harmful to economic plants. (excluding dead plants)

See Part 2, Paragraph 232

Plants, products and its packing materials or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by the governmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and found to be, or believed to be, free froqnarantine pests.
Soil, Plants with soil and its packing materials or containers thereof.
Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are growing wild in the area listed in the Annexed Table 1.

b.    Plants, products and it packing materials or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by the governmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that thematerial has been inspected and found qnrantine pests. Further, Plants listed in the Annexed Table 1, which have beencultivated in the area listed in thTable 1, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate stating that thematerial had found to be, believed to be, free from the designated quarantine pests as a result of inspection incultivation field by government agency of exporting country.
c.    Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or
containers thereof.
Chapter 8   Edible fruit or nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons


a.    Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the
phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by the governmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material hasbeen inspected and  found  to  be,  or  believed  to  be,  free  from quarantine pests.
b.    Soil, plants with soil and its packing materials or containers thereof.

Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof,
See Part 2,
which are shipped from or passed through the sidtricts
listed in the Annexed Table 2.
Paragraphs 231 and 232
Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary  certificate  or  its  copy  issued  by  the
governmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting
country stating that the material has been inspected and  found  to  be,  or  believed  to  be,  free  from quarantinepests.
c.     Soil, plants with soil and its packing materials or
containers thereof.

Chapter 9   Coffee, tea, mate and spices

09.01(exclud ing lasted beans),09.07

a.   Plants  (excluding  dried  materials)  and  its  packing materials or containers thereof, which are shipped from or passed through the districts listed in the Annexed Table 2.
b.   Plants, products and its packing materials or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by the governmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and found to be, or believed to be, free froquarantine pests.
c.    Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or
containers thereof.

See Part 2,
Paragraphs 231 and 232



a.   lants, products and its packing materials or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by thegovernmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and found to be, or believed to be, freefroquarantine pests.
b.   Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or
containers thereof.



a.   Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are growing wild in the area listed in the Annexed Table 1.
b.   Plants, products and its packing materials or containers
thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by the governmental plant quarantine pests. FurtherPlants listed in the Annexed Table 1, which have been cultivated in the area listed
in the Table 1, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate stating that the material has found tobe, or believed to be, free from thedesignated quarantine pests as a result of inspection in cultivation field bgovernment agency of exporting country.
Soil, plants with soil and its packing materials or containers thereof.


Chapter 10   Cereals

a.     Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are shipped from or passed through the districts listed in the Annexed Table 2.
b.     Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof which  are  growing  wild  in  the  area  listed  in  the Annexed Table 1.
c.     Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate  or  its  copy  ossued  by  the governmental  plant  quarantine  agency  of  the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and found to be, or believed to be, free from quarantine pests. Further, Plantslisted in the Annexed Table 1, which have been cultivated in the area listed in the Table 1, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate stating that the materialhas found  to  be,  or  believed  to  be,  free  from  the designated quarantine pests as a result of inspection in cultivation field by government agency of exporting country.
d.     Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or
containers thereof.

See Part 2,
Paragraphs 231 and 232

Chapter 11   Products of thmilling industrmalt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten
Chapter 12   Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruit; industrial or medicinal plants;
straw and fodder


a.     Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by the governmental  plant  quarantine agency  of  the exporting country stating that thmaterial has been insoected and found to be, or believed to be, free from quarantine pests.

See Part 2,
Paragraphs 231 and 232

b.    Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or containers thereof.

12.02, 12.11,

a.    Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are shipped from or passed through the districts listed in the Annexed Table 2.
b.    Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to  be accompanied with the
phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by the governmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and  found  to  be,  or  believed  to  be,  free  from quarantine pests.
c.    Soil, plants with soil and its packing materials or containers thereof.
a.    Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are growing wild in the area listed in the Annexed Table 1.
b.    Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to  be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy ossued by the governmentalplant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and found to be, or believed to be, free from qnrantone pests. Further, Plantslisted in the Annexed Table 1,not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate stating that thmaterial has found to be, or believed to be,  free  from  the  designatedquarantine pests  as  a result of inspection in cultivation field by government agency of exporting country.
c.    Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or containers thereof.
a.    Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are shipped from or passed through the districts listed in the Annexed Table 2.
b.    Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are growing wild in the area listed in the Annexed Table 1.

See Part 2,
Paragraph 231 and 232
See Part 2, Paragraph 232
See Part 2,
Paragraph 231 and 232

c.    Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to  be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy ossued by the governmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting countrystating that the material has been inspected and found to be, or believed to be, free from qnrantone pests. Further,Plants listed in the Annexed Table 1, which have been cultivated in the area listed in the Table 1, not to beaccompanied with the phytosanitary certificate stating that the material has found to be, or believed to be, free from thedesignated quarantine pests as a result of inspection in cultivation field by government agency of exporting country.
d.    Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or containers thereof.


a.    Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are shipped from or passed through the districts listed in the Annexed Table 2(No.14 and No.15)
b.    Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to  be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued by the governmentalplant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and  found  to  be,  or  believed  to  be,  free  from quarantine pests.
c.    Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or containers thereof.

See Part 2, Paragraph 232

Chapter 13   Lac; gums resins and other vegetable saps and extracts
Chapter 14   Vegetables plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included

14.04              a.      Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof, which  are  shipped  from  or  passed  through  the districts listed in the Annexed Table 2.

See Part 2,
Paragraphs 231 and 232

b.     Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate  or  its  copy  issued  bu  the governmental plant quarantine agency of  the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and found to be, or believed to be, free from quarantinepests.
c.      Soil, plants with  soil  and  its  packing materials  or
containers thereof.
Section III   Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes
Chapter 15   Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products; prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes


The fat of cloven-hoofed animals, horses, chicken, quail, ostrich, turkeys, duck, geese and other birds classified into anseriformes  order,  dogs  and  rabbits  as  well  as  their
containers and packing

See Part 2, Paragraph 211

Section IV   Prepared foodstuffs; beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
Chapter 16   Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, mollusks or other aquatic invertebrates
Sausages, hams and bacons for which meat, fat, blood, tendons aninternal organs of cloven-hoofed animals, horses, chicken, quail, ostrich, turkeys, duck, geese and other birds classified into anseriformes order, dogs and rabbits are used araw materials, and likewise
containers and packing (except b and c).
See Part 2, Paragraph 211
Sausages, hams and bacons for which the flesh and
See Part 2,
internal organs of cloven-hoofed animals are used as
Paragraph 241
raw materials, dispatched directly from or via sources
other than Korea, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Poland,
Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Italy (except Sardinia),
Liechtenstein,   Switzerland,   Netherlands,   Belgium,
France, Austria, Spain, Ireland, Iceland, Canada, the
Untied States of America (limited to continent, the
Hawaiian   Islands   and   Guam),   Mexico,   Belize,
Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa
Rica,   Panama,   Dominican   Republic,   Chili,   the

Northern  Mariana  Islands,  New  Zealand,  Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Australia and likewise containers
and packing
Chapter 17   Sugars and sugar confectionery
Chapter 18   Cocoa and cocoa preparations
Chapter 19   Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; pastrycooks’ products
Chapter 20   Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants
Chapter 21   Miscellaneous edible preparations
Chapter 22   Beverages, spirits and vinegar

Chapter 23   Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal fodder
Rice bran contaminated with Rice husks, and its packing materials or containers thereof, which are shipped from or passed   through   the   districts   listed   in   the   Annexed

See Part 2, Paragraph 211

Chapter 24   Tobacco and manufactured substitutes
Section V   Mineral products

Chapter 25   Salt; sulphur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement
2530.90           Garden earth, health earthmarsh earth, marl, excavated soil and suboil, and leaf moulds contaminated with soil.

See Part 2, Paragraph 251

Chapter 26   Ores, slag and ash

Chapter 27   Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes
Section VI   Products of the chemical or allied industries
Chapter 28   Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals, of radio-active elements or of isotopes
Chapter 29   Organic chemicals
2904.20           4-nitrodiphenyl and salts thereof                                               See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and 264
2909.19           Bis (chloromethyl) ether                                                           -ditto-
2914.30           Phenylacetone                                                                           See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and 263
2916.33           Phenylacetic acid and salts thereof                                           -ditto-
2921.30           4-aminodiphenyl, beta-naphthylamine and salts thereof          See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and 264
2921.49           Phenylaminopropane and salts thereof
2921.59           Benzidine and salts thereof                                                       See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and 264
2926.90           Phenylacetoacetonitrile                                                             See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and 263
2939.10           Diacetylmorphine and salts thereof, powdered opium
2939.40           a.    Phenylmethylaminopropane and salts thereof
b.    1-phenyl-2-methylaminopropanol-1 and salts thereof      See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and 263 c.    1-phenyl-2-dimethylaminopropanol-1 and salts thereof   -ditto-

2939.90           1-phenyl-1-chloro-2-methylaminopropane,  1-phenyl-1-ch- loro-2-dimethylaminopropane, 1-phenyl-2-dimethylamino- propane and their salts



a.    Narcotics  and  psychotropic  drugs  of  the  first  kind which  do  not  contain  diacethylmorphine  or  salts thereof
N       ·         α       -dimethyl-N-2-propynylphenethylamine
hydrochloride and saltthereof

See Part 2, Paragraph 262


Chapter 30   Pharmaceutical products
30.                  a.    Substances containing one of 4-nitrodiphenyl and salts thereof,  bis  (chloromenthyl)  ether,  4-aminodipheny,

See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and 264

betanaphthylamine and their salts, benzidine and its salts, to morethan 1 percent of their weight
Substances containing either phenylacetic acid or salts
See Part 2,
f. g.
thereof.   No permit from the Minister of Health anWelfare isrequired for any substance containing nomore than 10 percent ofphenylacetic acid
Substances containing 1-phenyl-2-methylamino- propanol-1 andsalts thereof.   No permit from the Minister of Health and Welfare isrequired for any substances containing not more than 10 percent of1- phenyl-2-methylaminopropanol
Substances containing either 1-phenyl-2-dimethyl- aminopropanol-1 or their salts.   No permit from the Minister of Health and Welfare isrequired for any substances containing not more than 10 percent of1- phenyl-2-dimethylaminoropanol-1
Substances containing one of 1-phenyl-1-chloro-2- methylaminopropane, 1-phenyl-1-chloro-2-dimethyl- aminopropane,1-phenyl-2-dimethylaminopropane and their salts
Substances  containing  either  phenylacetoacetonitrile orphenylacetone
Substances containing one of phenylaminopropane, phenylmethylaminopropane and their salts
Substances  containing  diacethylmorphine  and  salts
Paragraphs 261 and 263
Bacilli of infectious diseases among domestic animals
See Part 2, Paragraph 213
Micro-organisms to be harmful to economic plants
See Part 2, Paragraph 265

Chapter 31   Fertilizers
31.01              Animals  or  vegetable  fertilizers,  whether  or  not  mixed together or chemically treated; fertilizers produced by the mixing or chemical treatment ofanimal or vegetable products
31.01               Mineral or chemical fertilizers, nitrogenous

See Part 1, Paragraph 265

(limited     to fertilizers containing plants)

Plants, products and  its  packing materials  or  containers thereof, not to be accompanied with the phytosanitary certificate or its copy issued bu thegovernmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and founto be, or believed to
be, free from quarantine pests.

31.02              Mineral or chemical fertilizers, phosphatic:                             See Part 2, Paragraph 265
31.03               Mineral or chemical fertilizers, potassic:                                  -ditto-

31.04               Mineral or chemical fertilizers containing two or three of the      fertilizing    elements    nitrogen,    phosphorus    and potassium; other fertilizers;goods of this Chapter in tables or similar forms or in package of a gross weight not exceeding 10kg:
31.05               Mineral or chemical fertilizers containing two or three of the      fertilizing    elements    nitrogen,    phosphorus    and potassium; other fertilizers;goods of this Chapter in tables or similar forms or in package of a gross weight not exceeding 10kg:
31.01-31.05     Soil,  fertilizer  contaminated  with  soil  and  its  packing
materials or containers thereof.

See Part 2, Paragraph 265

Chapter 32   Tanning or dyeing extracts; tanning and their derivatives; dyes, pigments and other colourinmatter;
paints and varnishes; putty and other mastics; inks
Chapter 33   Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations
Chapter 34   Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes; polishing or scouring preparations, candiesand similar articles, modeling pastes, “dental waxes” and dental preparations with a basis of plaster

Chapter 35   Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes
35.06               Mucilage and solvents or diluents containing benzine to more than 5 percent of the volume

See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and 264

Chapter 36   Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations

3601.00           Yellow phosphorus matches and substances containing yellow phosphorus matches to more than 1 percent of the

See Part 2
Paragraph 264


3605.00           Yellow   phosphorus   matches   matches   and   substances containing
yellow phosphorus matches to more than percent of the


Chapter 37   Photographic and cinematographic goods
Substances containing one of 4-nitrodiphenyl and salts thereof, bis (chloromethyl) ether, 4-aminodipheny, betanaphthylamine and their salts, benzidine and its
salts, to more than 1 percent of their weight
See Part 2,
Paragraphs 261 and264
Substances containing either phenylacetic acid or salts
See Part 2,
thereof.   No permit from the Minister of Health and
Paragraphs 261 and263
Welfare is required for any substance containing not
more than 10 percent of phenylacetic acid
Substances containing 1-phenyl-2-methylaminopropa-
nol-1 and salts thereof.   No permit from the Minister
of Health and Welfare is required for any substances
containing nomore than 10 percent of 1-phenyl-2-
Substances   containing   either   1-phenyl-2-dimethyl-
aminopropanol-1 or their salts.   No permit from the
Minister of Health and Welfare is required for any
substances containing not more than 10 percent of 1-
Substances  containing  one  of  1-phenyl-1-chloro-2-
methylaminopropane,   1-phenyl-1-chloro-2-dimethyl-
aminopropane, 1-phenyl-2-dimethylaminopropane and
their salts
Substances  containing  either  phenylacetoacetonitrile
or phenylacetone
Substances  containing  one  of  phenylaminopropane,
phenylmethylaminopropane and their salts
Substances  containing  diacethylmorphine  and  salts
Chapter 38   Miscellaneous chemical products

Section VII    Plastics and articles thereof; rubber and articles thereof
Chapter 39   Plastics and articles thereof
Chapter 40   Rubber and articles thereof
Section VIII    Raw hides and skins, leather, furskins and articles thereof; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)

Chapter 41   Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
41.01-41.03     The skins of cloven-hoofed animals, horses, chicken, quail, ostrich, turkeys, duck, geese and other birds classified into anseriformes  order,  dogs  and  rabbits  as  well  as  their
containers and packing

See Part 2, Paragraph 211

Chapter 42   Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silk-worm gut)
Chapter 43   Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof
Section IX    Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaitingmaterials; basketware and wickerwork
Chapter 44   Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal
Chapter 45   Cork and articles of cork
Chapter 46   Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting material; basketware and wickerwork
Plants and its packing materials or containers thereof
See Part 2,
which are shipped from or passed through the districts
Paragraphs 291 and 292
listed in the Annexed Table 2.
Plants,   products   and   its   packing   materials   or
containers thereof, not to  be accompanied with the
phytosanitary  certificate  or  its  copy  issued  by  the

governmental plant quarantine agency of the exporting country stating that the material has been inspected and  found  to  be,  or  believed  to  be,  free  from quarantine pests.
c.    Soil,  plants  with  soil  and  its  packing  materials  or
containers thereof.
Section X    Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard;
paper and paperboard and articles thereof
Chapter 47   Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosmaterial; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard
Chapter 48   Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard
Counterfeit,   defaced   or   imitation   currency,   bills, banknotes and securities
Counterfeit  or  defaced  postage  stamps  and  others
representing postal charges
See Part 2
Paragraph 271
Articles  which  may  be  mistaken  for  the  postage stamps  and  other  instruments  representing  postal
See Part 2, Paragraph 272
Those resembling official revenue stamps, stamtax seals
Instruments that create seals resembling c. and d.
See Part 2, Paragraph 273
Chapter  49    Printed  books,  newspapers, pictures  and  other  products  of  the  printing  industry  manuscripts, typescripts and plans
Section XI   Textiles and textile articles

Chapter 50   Silk


Chapter 51   Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric

Chapter 52   Cotton


Chapter 54   Man-made filaments
Chapter 55   Man-made staple fibers
Chapter 56   Wadding, felt and non-wovens; special yarns; twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof
Chapter 57   Carpets and other textile floor coverings
Chapter 58   Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace; tapestries; trimmings; embroidery
Chapter 59   Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for
industrial use
Chapter 60   Knitted or crocheted fabrics
Chapter 61   Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted
Chapter 62   Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted
Chapter 63   Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags
Section XII    Footwear, headgear, umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding- crops and parts thereof; prepared feathersand articles made therewith; artificial flowers;
articles of human hair
Chapter 64   Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles

Chapter 65   Headgear and parts thereof
Chapter 66   Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof
Chapter 67   Prepared feathers and articles made therewith; artificial flowers; articles of human hair
Section XIII    Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials; ceramic products;
glass and glassware

Chapter 68   Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials
68.11-13          Asbestos and substances containing asbestos to more than
0.1 percent of their weight

See Part 2,
Paragraph 261 and 264

Chapter 69   Ceramic products
Chapter 70   Glass and glassware
Section XIV   Natural or culture pearls, precious or semi-precious stones, precious metals, metals clad
with precioumetal and articles thereof; imitation jewelrycoin

Chapter 71   (sole chapter)


Section XV   Base metals and articles of base metal

Chapter 72   Iron and steel


Chapter 73   Articles of iron or steel
Chapter 74   Copper and articles thereof

Chapter 76   Aluminum and articles thereof
Chapter 77   (Reserved for possible future use in the Harmonized System)
Chapter 78   Lead and articles thereof
Chapter 79   Zinc and articles thereof
Chapter 80   Tin and articles thereof
Chapter 81   Other base metal; cermets; articles thereof
Chapter 82   Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal
Chapter 83   Miscellaneous articles of base metal
Section XVI    Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers;
television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles
Chapter 84   Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof
84.                  Stamping   implements   producing   the   seals   or   marks resembling stamp tax seals
Chapter 85   Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers; television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts andaccessories of such articles
85.23               Counterfeit card
Section XVII    Vehicles, aircraft, vessels and associated transport equipment

Chapter 86   Railway or tramway locomotives. rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signaling equipment of
all kinds
Chapter 87   Vehicles, other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof
Chapter 88   Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof
Chapter 89   Ships, boats and floating structures
Section XVIII    Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical  instruments  and  apparatus;  clocksand watches;  musical  instruments;  parts  and
accessories thereof
Chapter  90    Optical,  photographic,  cinematographic,  measuring,  checking,  precision,  medical  or  surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof
Chapter 91   Clocks and watches and parts thereof
Chapter 92   Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles
Section XIX   Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof

Chapter 93   Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof
93.01-93.04     Firearms, parts of handguns, live cartridge of handguns, Semi air guns and Imitation handguns, imitation firearms
(except Imitation handguns)

See Part 2, Paragraph 281

9307.00           Swords                                                                                       See Part 2,
Paragraph 281
Section XX    Miscellaneous manufactured articles
Chapter 94   Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings not elsewhere specified or included;illuminated signs, name-plates and the like; prefabricated buildings

94.04              Beddings,  mattressed,  mattress  supports,  cushions  etc. containing Straws and/or hulls, listed in the Table 2, which are shipped from or passedthrough the districts listed in
the Table 2(No.14 and No.15)

See Part 2, Paragraph 2201

Chapter 95   Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof
Chapter 96   Miscellaneoumanufactured articles
96.14               Articles for opium smoking
Section XXⅠ    Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques
Chapter 97   Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques


Paintings by hand, engravings and sculptures
Postage   stamps   from   which   the   postmark  has   been removed

See Part 2, Paragraph 271

1 Explosive, inflammable or other dangerous substances as defined by the Ministry of Posts and
(a) Explosive materials
(ⅰ  ) Ignition agents
Ignition agents, flash agents, flame agents, smoke agents anthermite
(ⅱ  ) Gunpowder
1 Nitrates and smoke gunpowder consistinmainly thereof (black powder and ammopowder for hunting or mining, etc.)
Nitrocellulose and smokeless gunpowder consisting mainly thereo(smokeless gunpowder for hunting, etc.)
3 Smokeless gunpowder consistinmainly of combinations of nitrocellulosand nitroglycerin
(ⅲ ) Explosives
1 Fulminates (mercury fulminate) anlead nitride, as well as initiators consisting mainly thereof
2 Nitrates, chlorates and perchlorates, as well as explosives consistinmainly thereof (ammonium nitrate explosives, potassium chlorate explosives, Carlitetc.)
3 Nitric ester (nitrocotton, starch nitrate, pentaerythritol tetranitrate, etc.), as well as mixtures consistinmainly thereof
4 Nitroglyceriand nitroglycol, as well as explosives consisting mainly thereof (various dynamites, etc.)
Nitro compounds (trinitrobenzene, trinitrotoluenepicric acid, trinitrochlorbenzene, tetryl, trinitroanisole, hexanitrodiphenylamine, trimethylene-trinitroamine, etc.),as well as mixtures consistinmainly thereof
(ⅳ ) Pyrotechnics
Live cartridges, blanks, cartridges, cartridge increments, detonators, fuses, canon primers, blasting fuses, detonating fuses, fireworks, toy fireworks and otherpyrotechnics using gunpowder or explosives.
(ⅴ ) Others
Metacrylic acimethyl ester, chlorites and products consistinmainly thereof
(b) Ignitable materials
Ignitablalloys, reduced iron, reduced nickel, potassium permanganate, yellow phosphorus, rephosphorus, phosphorus sulfide, matches, metallipotassiummetallicsodiummagnesium powderaluminum powder, brass powder, zinc powder, copper powder, quicklime, peroxides (leaperoxide, sodium peroxide, barium peroxide, potassium peroxide, etc.), carbide, lime phosphide and hydrosulfite
(c) Flammable materials

(ⅰ  )Those with a flash point of 30°C or lower
(ⅱ  ) Materials other than those referred tithe preceeding item as follows:
1. Paint, bonding agents and other products consisting mainly of petroleum, etc. (petroleum ethergasoline, petroleum benzin, oil separated from natural gas, shaloil,coaliquid, etc. with a flash point of 30°C or lower) (lacquer, rubber cement, asphalt primer, etc.)
2. Alcohols (includinmethanol, butanol and denatured alcohol), as well as perfumes and cosmetics, liquor and other products with an alcohol contenof 60omore
3. Collodion, solvent naphtha (coal-tar naphtha), oil of turpentine, camphor, pine oil and creosote oil
(d) Combustible gases
Butane, propane, acetylene, vinyl chloride monomer and other combustiblgases
(e) Strong oxidizing materials
Hydrogen peroxide water (20% or more)
(f) Poisonous or malodorous gases or materials that emit steam
Poisonous gases (mustard gas, lewisite, adamsite, etc.), dimethyl sulfite, anhydrous aluminum chloride, chlorbenzene, chlorbenzil, chloracetyl, chloropicrin, brom, brombenzilphosphorus pentachloride, sulfur chloride, tin chloride, sulfurychloride, acrolein, titanium tetrachloride and silicon tetrachloride
(g) Poisonous materials
(ⅰ  )Octamethyl pyrophosphoramide and products containinit (schradan, OMPA, pestoxⅢ ,etc.)
(ⅱ  )Tetraalkyl lead (tetraethyl leadtetramethyl lead, etc.) and products containing it
(ⅲ )Diethylparanitrophenylthiophosphate anproducts containing it (parathion, Folidor, etc.)
(ⅳ )Dimethylethylmercaptoethylphosphate and products containing it (methil demetonemetasystox, etc.) (ⅴ )Dimethyl-(diethylamido-1-chlorcrotonyl)-phosphateand products containinit (phosphamidon, etc.) (ⅵ )Dimethylparanitrophenylthiophosphate and products containing it (methyl parathion, etc.) ()Tetraethylpyrophosphate and products containing it (TEPPNikkarin P, etc.)
()Monofluoroacetic acid, monofluoroacetate, as well as products containing them (sodiumonofluoroacetate, etc.)

(ⅹ )Products containing alminum phosphidand a decomposition accelerator thereof (phostxinetc.)
(h) Strong acids
Fuming sulfuric acid, sulfuric anhydride, sulfuric acid, fuming nitriacid, nitric acidphosphoric anhydride
(phosphorus pentoxide), chlorsulfonic acid, hydrofluoric acid, hydrochloriacid and formic acid
2 Poisonous or powerful drugs or other powerful substances (excluding those dispatched by government or public offices, doctors, dentists, veterinary surgeons, pharmacists or other persons authorized to deal in poisonous or powerful substances);
Poison, powerful drugs, powerful substances, providefor Pharmaceutical Affairs Law, Article 52 of the Detailed Regulations of Pharmaceutical Affairs Law, Article 2 ofthe Poisonous and Deleterious and Substances Control Law anthe Appendix
3 Living disease-organisms or articles considered as containing or carrying such agents (excluding those dispatched by government or public offices,institutes for bacteriological examination, doctors or veterinary surgeons), etc., provided for Article 2 of Quarantine Law, Article 31 of Tuberculosis Control Law;
4 Articles of which the transport or transmission is prohibited by laws and ordinances.
Indecent drawings (Criminal Law), marijuana (Cannabis Control Law), narcotics drugs (Stimulants Control Law), etc.
Section XXⅢ Others
(1)    Articles that are considered to injure public safety or morals. (2)    Child pornography
For example
37.06                 Films
49.0149.02      Books
49.11                 Pictures
85.24                 Video tapes
95.04                 Card
97.01                 Paintings by hand
97.02                 Engravings
97.03                 Sculptures

(3)    Articles  to  infringe  patent  rights,  utility  model  rights,  design  rights, trademark rights, copyrights, neighboring rights, or layout design rights or breeders rights.
(4)    Article which constitute an act under Article 2, paragraph 1, item 1,2, and 3 of the Unfair Competition Prevention Law.
(Custom Law)

Part 2: Articles admitted for import conditionally
21     Live animals and animal products
211   These may be imported if accompanied by inspection certificates or its copy issued by the government authorities of the exportingcountry is attached guaranteeing that, as a result of quarantine, the article in question will not spread the pathogen of any of the monitored infectious diseases, except those imported from countries which do not have an inspection body or in other circumstances determined by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
(permitted by small packets in the case of letter-post.)
212   day-old chicks of these that are to be exported in status quo without being moved outside  the  area  of  the  seaport  or  airport  into  which  they  were  imported,  ameeting the conditions specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and in compliance with thedirections of animal quarantine officer.
213   cases where approved by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for the purpose of scientific research or other special circumstances.
(permitted by small packets in the case of letter-post.)
214   those that are to be exported in status quo without being moved outside the area of the seaport or airport into which they were imported, asmeeting the conditions specified  by  the  Minister  of  Agriculture,  Forestry  and  Fisheries,  and  in compliance with the directions of animal quarantine officer.
215        Monkeys may be imported if accompanied by certificates or its copy from government organizations of the United States, China, Indonesia, Philippines, Viet Nam, Guyana or Suriname, certifying them as not affected and/or of no doubt of being affected by infectious diseases listed by government decree of Japan and describing matters by ministerial decree of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry andFisheries and/or the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.

216         These may be imported if the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries authorizetheir importation for some special reason of import from areas established by ministerial decree of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
217   those to which attached is a certificate issued by the government authorities of an exporting region or a person designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the article has been heat-treated in accordance with the standards specified by the Minister ofAgriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the facilities designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to be fitted with the necessary equipments for preventing designated diseases or the facilities designated by the government authorities of an exporting country that conforms to the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries,
and those to which attached is a certificate issued by the government authorities of an exporting region listed below or a person designated bythe Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the article was imported from
regions listed below (hereinafter referred to as "non-restricted region"without
transiting any other region with an attachment of a certificate, issued by the government authorities of the non-restricted region or a persondesignated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, stating that the article has been heat-treated in accordance with the standardsspecified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries those to which attached is a certificate issued by the government authorities ofa   non-restricted region or a person designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the article was imported intothe said non-restricted region without transiting any other region with an attachment of a certificate stating that the article has been heat-treated in accordance with the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in thfacilities designated by theMinister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to be fitted with the necessary equipments for preventing designated diseases or the facilities designated by the government authorities of an exporting country that conformto the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and which was imported without tranditing other regions

than the said non-restricted region.
Korea, Singapore, Finland, Sweden, NorwayPoland, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, GermanyDenmark, Italy (except Sardinia), Liechtenstein,  Switzerland,  Netherlands,  Belgium,  France,  Austria,  Spain,  Ireland, Iceland, Canada, the United States of America (limited to continent, the HawaiianIslands and Guam), Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Dominican Republic, Chili, the Northern Mariana Islands, NewZealand, Vanuatu, New Caledonia and Australia
(permitted by small packets in the case of letter-post.)
218   those being imported without transiting any region other than      the said region, being digestive tract, uterus and bladder (hereinafterreferred to as "heat-treated digestive tract and others"attached with a certificate issued by the government
authorities of an exporting country or a person of that country designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries statingthat the item has been heat-treated  in  accordance  with  the  standards  specified  by  the  Minister  of Agriculture, Forestry andFisheries, organs other than the digestive tract, uterus and bladder attached with a certificate issued by the government authorities of an export  country  or  a  person  of  that  country  designated  by  the  Minister  of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the item hasbeen heat-treated in accordance with the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the facilitiesdesignated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as being fitted with the necessary equipment for preventing an outbreakof monitored infectious diseases or in the facilities designated by the government authorities of the exporting country that conforms tothe standards specified by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and casing (permitted by small packets in the case of letter-post.)
219      those that are attached with a certificate issued by the government authorities of an exporting country or a person of that exporting country designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the item has been heat-treated  in  accordance  with  the standards  specified  by  the  Minister  of

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the facilities designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to be fitted with the necessary equipment for preventing an outbreak of designated diseases, and those that are imported without transiting any other region witha certificate issued by the government authorities of an exporting country or a person of that exporting country designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the item has been imported into the said listed region from the said non-restricted region without transiting any other region with a certificate issued by the government authorities of foreign country in the said non-restricted regionor by a person of that exporting country designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the item has been heat-treated in accordance with  the  standards  specified  by  the  Minister  of  Agriculture,  Forestry  and Fisheries and has been stored in accordance with the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the facilities designated by the Minister ofAgriculture,   Forestry and Fisheries as being fitted with the equipments necessary for the prevention of an outbreak of designated diseases, and  those  that  are  imported  with  a  certificate  issued  by  the  government authorities  of  the  country  of  the  non-restricted  region  or  a person  of  that non-restricted  country  without  transiting  any  region  other  than  the  said non-restricted  region  stating  that  the  item  has  been  imported  into  the  said non-restricted region without transiting any other region attached with a certificate issued by the government authorities of an exporting country or a person of the said exporting country stating that the item had been heat-treated in accordance with the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the facilities designated by the Minister ofAgriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as being fitted with the equipments necessary for the prevention of an outbreak of designated diseases
(permitted by small packets in the case of letter-post.)
220   heat- treated digestive tract and others and organs other than digestive tract, uterus and bladder being imported without transiting anyregion other than the said region attached with a certificate issued by the government authorities of an

exporting country or a person of the exporting country designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the item hasbeen heat-treated in accordance with the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the facilities designatedby the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to be fitted with the necessary equipment for preventing an outbreak of designated diseases and casing.
(permitted by small packets in the case of letter-post.)
221   may be imported if with an authorization of the competent authorities.
222    A dogs etc passed the medical examination specified by Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has been received.
223    A party who is intending to import animals specified by the Order of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare as those likely to carry diseases infectious to humans (hereafter referred to as notified animal) must attach a health certificate issued by the government of theexporting country or its copy stating that confirmation  has  been  made  on  requirements  specified  by  the  Order  of  the Ministry of Health,Labour and Welfare of Japan for each notified animal, that each animal is not infected by diseases specified in the Order of thMinistry of Health, Labour and Welfare or is not suspected of carrying such diseases to the
notification of importation. Otherwise, he cannot import the animal in question.
224    The Plants may be imported in the case where permit has been obtained from the Minister  of  Agriculture,  Forestry  and  Fisheries.  (The  importation  bmail  is limited only to small packet of post parcel.)
23     Plant products
231   The Plants shown in Appendix of Annexed Table 2. (Excluding importation by mail.)

232   The Plants may be imported in the case where permit has been obtained from the Minister  of  Agriculture,  Forestry  and  Fisheries.  (The  importation  bmail  is limited only to small packet of post parcel.)
233   Those may be imported by experimenters with Indian hemp registered as such with the competent authority and holding a permit from the Minster ofHealth, Labour and Welfare.
234   may be imported under a permit from the Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare.
235   may be imported if by government-entrusted importers.
236      that which is imported without any region other than the said region being attached with a certificate issued by the government authorities of anexporting country or a person of that country designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of an exporting country stating that thearticle has been disinfected in accordance with the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in the facilities designatedby the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as being fitted with the necessary equipment fopreventing an outbreak of designated diseases.
24     Prepared foodstuffs, beverages, spirits and vinegar; tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
241    those imported without transiting any other region than the said region, being attached with a certificate issued by the government authorities of anexporting country or a person of    the exporting country designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that the item has beenheat-treated in accordance with the standards specified by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and being ham made from pork attached with acertificate issued by the government authorities of an exporting country or a person of the exporting country designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries stating that  the  item  has  been  treated  and  stored  in  the  facilities  designated  by  the

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and additionally noted by animal quarantine officer that the item has been treated and stored in accordancewith the standards designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
242    The Plants may be imported in the case where permit has been obtained from the Minister  of  Agriculture,  Forestry  and  Fisheries.  (The  importation  bmail  is limited only to small packet of post parcel.)
25     Mineral products
251   The soil may be imported in the case where permit has been obtained from the Minister  of  Agriculture,  Forestry  and  Fisheries.  (The  importation  bmail  is limited only to small packet of post or postal parcel.)
26     Products of the chemical or allied industries
261   If they satisfy the conditions, they are permitted as insured letters in the case of letter-post.
262   may  be  imported  by  narcotic  importers  registered  as  such  by  the  competent authority and holding a permit from the Ministry of Health, Labour andWelfare, if by parcel post.
263   may be imported by an importer of stimulants, raw materials, authorized by the
Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare, for use in his business.
264   may be imported under a permit from the competent authority, for the purpose of experimentation and scientific research.
(It is permitted by small packets in the case of letter-post.)
265   The microscopic organisummay be imported in the case where permit has been obtained   from   the   Minister   of   Agriculture,   Forestry   and  Fisheries.   (The

importation by mail is limited only to small packet of post or postal parcel.)
27     Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulose material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard; paper and paperboard and articles thereof
271   may be imported if not intended for use.
272   may   be   imported   under   a   permit   from   the   Minister   of   Posts   and
273   may be imported under a permit from the Minister of Finance.
28     Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories of such articles
281   may be imported if addressed to persons who can possess the item legally based on domestic laws.
282   may be imported if not for sale.
29     Wood  and  articles  of  wood;  wood  charcoal;  cork  and  articles  of  cork; manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketwareand wickerwork
291   The Plants shown in Appendix of Annexed Table2. (Excluding importation by mail.)
292   The Plants may be imported in the case where permit has been obtained from the Minister  of  Agriculture,  Forestry  and  Fisheries.  (The  importation  bmail  is limited only to small packet of post or postal parcel.)
220   Wood  and  articles  of  wood;  wood  charcoal;  cork  and  articles  of  cork;
manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other painting materials; basketware and

2201 The Plants may be imported in the case where permit has been obtained from the Minister  of  Agriculture,  Forestry  and  Fisheries.  (The  importation  bmail  is limited only to small packet of post pr postal parcel.)

Part 3 : Special provisions, customs and other
31     The drawing-up of customs declarations
Letter post and EMS items which are subject to customcontrol, and all postal parcels, should be accompanied by two copies of customs declaration.
Customs declarations to be attached to such items should give, in detail and as accurately as possible, a description of goods, number of items, net quantities,net value of the contents (excluding conveyance and insurance charges) and place of origin, and distinguish between articles sent as merchandise, samples,gifts or unaccompanied goods.
32     Need to insert ordinary or consular invoices, etc.
All items containing merchandise or samples should be accompanied by two copies of the relevant invoices in order to expedite carriage and customs clearance of the items.  No consular invoice is required.
33     Need to insert certificates of origin, import permits, etc.
a      For articles exceeding 200,000 yen in value and subject to the application of Preferential duties, a certificate of origin under thgeneralized system of preferences (Form A) is required.
b     For articles exceeding 200,000 yen in value and subject to the application of specific rules on tariffs under the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) , a certificate of origin (e.g.) is required.
34     Import control regulations
According to articles 4, paragraph 1 of the import control regulations currently in force in Japan (hereinafter referred to as “Regulations”), an import licensemust in principle be obtained from the Minister of Economy Trade and Industry:
a    those for which the importer must obtain an import allotment quota, except when the importer has already obtained an import allotment quota;
b   those originating from or sent from, a locality listed in article 3, paragraph 1, of the Regulations;

c  those for which conditions of importation are laid down in article 3, paragraph 1, of the Regulations, except those for which the importer has obtained a confirmation issued by the Minister of EconomyTrade and Industry etc., as provided for in Notification No. 3 of the said Ministry in accordance witharticle
3, paragraph 1, of the Regulations, or for which the importer has submitted other prescribed documents to Customs authorities.
No import license is required for the importation in the special cases listed in articles 14

Annexed Table 1
Last updated February 12, 2008
Prohibited districts
Prohibited plants
Quarantine Pests
1       Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Republic of South Africa, United States of America(excluding Hawaiian Islands, hereinafter referred to as "United States of America"), Argentina
Underground portions of the live plant of sugar beet and potato being capable of planting for cultivation.
Columbia root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne itwoodi)
2       Israel, Iraq, Iran, Korea, Turkey, Pakistan, Jordan, Ireland, Italy, United Kingdom (Great Britain and Northern Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "United Kingdom"), Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Finland, France, Bulgaria, Belgium, Poland, Romania, Former Soviet Union, Former Czechoslovakia, Former Yugoslavia, Canary Islands, Gambia, Senegal, Republic of South Africa, United States of America, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Australia
Underground portions of the live plant of garden rhubarb, and plants of the genera Brassica and Beta being capable of plantinfor cultivation.
Sugarbeet nematode
(Heterodera chachtii )
3       Netherlands, France, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand
Underground portions of the live plant of asparagus, strawberry,black salsify, tomato and potatobeing  capable of planting forcultivation.
False Columbia  root-knot nematode(Meloidogyne fallax )
4       India, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Finland, Former Soviet Union, United States of America , Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Bolivia
Underground portions of the live plant of Opuntia tortispina Opuntia fragilis, tomato, potato andMammillaria vivipara, and plants of the genus Beta being capable of planting for cultivation.
False root-knot nematode
(Nacobbus aberrans )

5       India, Indonesia, Oman, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Pakistan, Philippines, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, France, Belgium, Uganda, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gabon, Cameroon, Guinea, Kenya, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Senegal, Somalia, Tanzania, Nigeria, Madagascar, Malawi, Republic of South Africa, Mozambique, Reunion, United States of America, El Salvador, Canada, Cuba, Guatemala, Guadeloupe Island, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Saint Vincent, Saint Lucia, Dominican Republic,
Trinidad anTobago, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, Belize, Martinique Island, Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Suriname, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Australia, Tonga,Western Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Hawaiian Islands, Fiji
Underground portions of the live plant of avocado, turmeric, okra, cockscomb, coconut, Colocasia esculentumsugarcane, gingerCanna edulis, greater yam, tea, corn, potato, betel palm, peanut
(excluding seeds without pod), and plants of the genera AnthuriumCalatheaMarantaCoffeaPiperMusaPhilodendron and Beta being capable of planting for cultivation.
Banana burrowing nematode (Radopholus similis )
6       India, China(excluding Hong Kong, hereinafter referred to as "China"), Taiwan, Italy, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, France, Belgium, Poland, Romania, Former Soviet Union, Former Czechoslovakia, Morocco, United States of America, Canada, Argentina, Brazil,
Australia, New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands
Pea seeds intended for planting.
Near-wilt of pea (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. pisi )

Turkey, Greece, Spain, Hungary,
Bulgaria, Belgium, Romania, Former
Soviet Union, Former Yugoslavia, Tunisia, Mauritius, United States of America, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil,
Kidney bean seeds intended for planting.
Bacterial wilt of beans (Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens )
Israel, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Turkey,
Republic of South Africa, United States of America, Costa Rica, Brazil, Australia, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam
Seeds of watermelon, wax gourd and melon intended for planting.
Bacterial fruit blotch (Acidovorax avenae subsp. Citrull)
9       Thailand, China, Viet Nam, Malaysia, Italy, Poland, Romania, United States of America, Canada, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Guyana, Peru
Teosinte and Corn seeds intended for planting.
Stewart's bacterial wilt
(Erwinia stewartii )
10     United States of America
Corn seeds intended for planting.
Goss's bacterial wilt and blight (Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. nebraskensis )
Iran, Syria, China, Lebanon, Italy,
United Kingdom, Austria, Germany, Poland, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Tunisia, Morocco, Australia
Broad bean and lentil seeds
intended for planting.
Broad bean stain virus

12     Syria, China, Lebanon, Italy, United
Kingdom, Austria, Germany, Poland, Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, Tunisia,
Morocco, Australia

Broad bean seeds intended for planting.

Broad bean true mosaic virus

Remark         *:Effective as from April 12, 2008.

Annexed Table 2
Last updated February 12, 2008
Prohibited districts
Prohibited plants
1       Israel, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Albania, Italy, United Kingdom (Great Britain and Northern Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "United Kingdom"), Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Hungary, France, Belgium, Portugal, Malta, Former Yugoslavia, Africa, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras, Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Colombia, Paraguay, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Bermuda, West Indies (excluding Cuba,Dominican Republic,Puerto Rico), Australia (excludingTasmania), Hawaiian Islands
Fresh fruits of akee, avocado, star berry, allspice, olive, cashew nut, kiwi fruit, Thevetia peruviana, carambola, pomegranate, jaboticaba, broad bean, alexandrian laurel, date palmMuntingia calabura, feijoa, pawpawmammee apple, longan, litchi, and plants of the genera FicusPhaseolusDiospyros(excluding those listed in appendix 41), CarissaJuglansMorusCoccolobaCoffeaRibesPassifloraDovyalisZiziphusSpondiasMusa (excluding immature banana), Carica (excluding those listed in appendix 1),PsidiumArtocarpusAnnonaMalpighiaSantalumGarcinia,Vitis (excluding those listed in appendix 3), Syzygium,Mangifera (excluding those listed in appendices
2 ,36and 43)IlexTerminalia and Gossypium, and Plants of the family Sapotaceae, Cucurbitaceae (excluding those listed in appendices 3 and 42), Cactaceae (excluding those listed in appendix 35), Solanaceae (excluding those listed in appendix
3), Rosaceae (excluding those listed in appendices 3 and 31) and Rutaceae (excluding those listed in appendices 4 to 8 ,39 and 45).

2       India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, China (excluding Hong Kong, hereinafter referred to as "China"), Pakistan, Bangladesh,
Timor-Leste, Philippines, Brunei, Viet Nam, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Papua New Guinea, Hawaiian Islands, Micronesia
Fresh fruits of citrus (excluding those listed in appendix 10), barbados cherry, avocado, apricot, fig, Baccaurea sapida, strawberry, olive, indian laurel, Arenga englei, carambola, pomegranate, santol, plum, tahiti chestnut, alexandrian laurel, tomato, pear, date palm, papaya (excluding those listed in appendices 1, 11 and 12, the same in item 4), loquat, betel
nut, grape (excluding those listed in appendix 32), peach, Terminalia catappaMyrica rubra, rambutan, longan, apple, litchi (excluding those listed in appendices 13 and 14), wampi, and plants of the genera BoueaDiospyrosCoffeaCapsicumPassifloraSolanumZizyphusSpondiasPsidiumArtocarpusAnnonaHylocereusGarcinia (excluding those listed in appendix 40), EugeniaMangifera
(excluding those listed in appendices 15 to 17 , 36 and48, the same in item 4) and Lansium, and plants of the family Sapotaceae, and mature banana.
3       Easter Island, Australia (excludingTasmania), New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia
Fresh fruits of citrus (excluding those listed in appendix 7), avocado, apricot, fig, strawberry, olive, kiwi fruit, carambola, cherry, pomegranate, red pepper(capsicum), white sapote, plum, tomato, pear, date palm, papaya, guava, loquat, grape, quince, peach, apple, litchi, and plants of the genera DiospyrosRubusMorusCoffeaPassifloraZizyphusAnnonaEugenia and Mangifera (excluding those listed in appendix 2) and mature banana.
4       India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Timor-Leste, Philippines, Brunei, Viet Nam, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Egypt, Kenya,Tanzania, Papua New Guinea, Hawaiian Islands, Micronesia
Live vines, leaves and fresh fruits of plants of the family Cucurbitaceae (excluding those listed in appendix 18), and fresh fruits of kidney bean, pigeon pea, carambola, cowpea, red pepper(capsicum), tomato, eggplant, papaya, and plants of the genera Hylocereus anMangifera.

5       Afghanistan, Israel, Iraq, Iran, India, Cyprus, Syria, China, Turkey, Pakistan, Myanmar, Jordan, Lebanon, Europe, Former Soviet Union, Africa, United States of America (excluding Hawaiian Islands, hereinafter referred to as "United States of America"), Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Bolivia, Australia, New Zealand
Fresh fruits of apricot, cherry (excluding those listed in appendices 19 to 21 , 38 and 44), plum (excluding those listed in appendix 37), pear, quince, peach (excluding those listed in appendices 22 and 23), and apple (excluding those
listed in appendices 24, 25,31 and 34).Fresh fruits and nuts in shell of walnut (excluding those listed in appendix 26).
6       India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Bangladesh, Timor-Leste, Philippines, Brunei, Viet Nam, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Africa, North America (excluding Canada but including West Indies), South America, Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Hawaiian Islands, Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia
Live vines, leaves, tuberous roots, and other underground portions of plants of the genera IpomoeaPharbitisand Calystegia.Live tuberous roots and other underground portions of cassava.
7       China, North America (excluding Canada but including West Indies), South America, New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia
Live vines, leaves, tuberous roots and other underground portions of plants of the genera IpomoeaPharbitisand Calystegia.
8       India, Turkey, Nepal, Bhutan, Europe (excluding Albania and Greece), Former Soviet Union, Republic of South Africa, Canada, Uruguay, Ecuador, Chile, Falkland Islands, Peru, Bolivia, New Zealand
Live haulms, leaves, tubers, and other underground portions of plants of the family Solanaceae.
9       Turkey, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, France, Belgium, Portugal, Luxembourg, Former Czechoslovakia, Former Yugoslavia, UnitedStates of America, Canada, Mexico
Live haulms and leaves of cabbage, and plants of the genera
Cirsium and Verbascumand plants of the family Solanaceae.

10     Israel, India, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Finland, France, Belgium, Poland, Luxembourg, Former Soviet Union, Algeria, North America (excluding West Indies), Argentina, Peru,
Live tubers and other underground portions of plants of the genus Chenopodium, and plants of the family Solanaceae(excluding those listed in appendix 46).
11     India, CyprusTurkey, Iceland, Ireland, Italy,United Kingdom, Austria, Netherlands,Greece, Switzerland, Sweden,
Spain, Czech, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Hungary, France, Portugal, Malta, Former Soviet Union, Canary Islands, United States of America, Canada, Panama, Ecuador, Colombia, Chile, Falkland Islands, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, New Zealand
Live tubers and other underground portions of plants of the family Solanaceae(excluding those listed in appendix 46).
12     United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Israel, Iraq, Iran, Syria, Turkey, Myanmar, Jordan, Lebanon, Europe (excluding Netherlands), Former Soviet Union, Algeria, Egypt,Tunisia, Republic of South Africa, Morocco,Libya, United States of America, El Salvador, Canada, Cuba, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil,Venezuela, Australia (excluding Tasmania)
Live haulms, leaves, and fresh fruits of plants of the family Solanaceae (excluding those listed in appendices 27,30,42 and 47).
13     United States of America, Hawaiian Islands
Underground portions of live plants of avocado, alfalfa, kidney bean, Indigofera hirsuta, okra, pepper, sweet potato, sugarcane, watermelon, radish, soybean, loblolly pine, red pepper(capsicum), corn, tomato, balsam pear, pineapple, Pinus elliotii, summer squash, melon, peanut (excluding seeds without pod), leek and litchi, and plants of the genera Anthurium(excluding those listed in appendices 49), Musa and Beta, and plants of the family Rutaceae.

14     Iran, Turkey, Europe, Former Soviet Union, North America (excluding West Indies), NewZealand
Culms and leaves of plants of the genera HordeumTriticum, and Secale (including straw packing materials and straw goods similar thereof referred to as "straw" in appendices 28 and 33), and culms and leaves of plants of the genus Agropyro(exculding those listed in appendices 28 and 33).
15     Foreign countries excluding North Korea, Korea and Taiwan
Rice plants, rice straw (including rice straw bags, mats, and other rice straw goods similar thereof (excluding those listed in appendi29)), unhulled rice and rice hull.
16     Israel, Iran, Cyprus, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Ireland, Albania, Armenia, Italy, United Kingdom, Austria, Netherlands, Greece, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, Denmark, Germany, Norway, Hungary, France, Bulgaria, Belgium, Poland, Moldva, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Romania, Former Czechoslovakia, Former
Yugoslavia, Egypt, United States of America, Canada, Guatemala, Bermuda, Mexico, New Zealand
Live plants and plant parts (including fruit, flower and pollen, other than seed) of Pseudocydonia sinensismedler, loquat, quince, and plants of the genera AroniaPhotiniaCrataegomespilusAmelanchierCrataegusCotoneaster,RaphiolepisStranvaesiaOsteomelesDichotomanthesPyracanthaDocyniaPyrusSorbusHeteromeles,PeraphyllumChoenomeles, and Malus (excluding those
listed in appendices 24, 25 and 31).
17     Yemen, India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, China, Nepal, Bangladesh, Timor-Leste, Philippines, Bhutan, Viet Nam, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Africa, United States of America, Brazil, Papua New Guinea
Live plants and plant parts (excluding seed and fruit ) ofAeglopsis chevalieriAtalantia missionisCalodendrum capensisTriphasia trifoliaClausena indicaCitroncirus webberiSwinglea glutinosaFeronia limoniaSeverinia buxifoliaBalsamocitrus daweiMicrocitrus australiswampi, and plants of the genera Toddalia.
Appendix1   Solo type of papayshipped from the Hawaiian Islanddirectly to Japaand whicmeets the
standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
2   R2E2 varietyKeitt varietyKensington varietyKent variety and Palmer variety of mango shipped from
Australidirectly tJapaand whicmeets thstandards establisheby the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
3   Strawberry, cucumber, pepper(capsicum), tomato, eggplant, grape, summer squash anmelon shipped from

the Netherlanddirectly to Japaanwhich meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
4   Valencia varietyWashington Nevel varietyTomangvariety and Protea variety of sweet orange, lemon, grapefruit and crementine shipped from the Republic of South Africadirectly to Japan and whicmeets the
standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
5   Valencia varietyWashington Nevel varietyTomango variety and Protea variety of sweet orange, grapefruit and crementine shipped through the Republic of South Africa from theKingdom of Swaziland withougoing
by way of other countries to Japaand which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries
6   Shamouti variety anValencivariety of sweet orange, grapefruit, sweetie and pomelo shipped from Israel directly tJapan anwhicmeets thstandards established by theMinister of Agriculture, Forestry and
7   Citrus spp. shipped froAustralia directly tJapaand which meets the standards established by the
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
8   Navel varietyValencia variety anSalustiana variety of sweet orangelemon and Clementine shipped from
Spain directly to Japaand whicmeets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
9   Deleted
10   Ponkan orangeTankan orange anLiutin variety of sweet orange and pomelo shipped froTaiwan directly to Japaanwhich meets the standards established by thMinister ofAgriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
11   Solo type anTailung No.2 type of papaya shipped from Taiwan directly to Japan and whicmeets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
12   Solo type of papaya shipped frothe Republic of thPhilippines directly to Japan and which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
13    Litchi shipped from Taiwan directly to Japan and which meets the standards established by the Minister of
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
14      Litchi  shipped  from  the  People's  Republic  of  China  directly  to  Japan  and  which  meets  the  standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
15   Manila Super variety of mango shipped from the Republic of the Philippines directly to Japan and whicmeetsthe standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
16   Irwin variety, Keitt variety and Hadevariety of mango shipped from Taiwan directly tJapaand which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
17    Nan Klarngwun variety, Nam Dorkmai variety, Pimsen Daeng variety, Mahachanok variety and Rad variety

of mango shipped from the Kingdom of Thailandirectly to Japan and which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
18   Melon  shipped  from the  People's  Republic  of  China  directly  to  Japan  and  which  meets  the  standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
19      Cherry  shipped  from  the  United  States  of  America  directly  to  Japan  and  which  meets  the  standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
20   Lambert variety of cherry shipped from Canada directly to Japaand whicmeets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
21    Cherry shipped froNew Zealand directly to Japan anwhich meets the standards established by the
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
22   Nectarine shipped from the United States of America directly to Japan and whicmeets the     standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
23    Firebrite variety, Fantasia variety and ReGolvariety of nectarine shipped froNew Zealand directly to
Japaand which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
24    Apple shipped from New Zealand directly to Japan and which meets the standards established by the
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
25   Apple shipped from the UniteStates of America directly to Japan and which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
26   Hartley variety, Payne variety and Franquette variety of inshelwalnut shipped from the UniteStates of America directly to Japan and which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
27    Tomato shipped from Canada directly to Japan
28   Straw of wheat anbarley group and culms and leaves of plants of thgenus Agropyromixed in hay shipped from the UniteStates of America directly to Japan and whichmeets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
29   Rice straw shipped from the People's Republic of China directly to Japan anwhich meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
30    Tomato shipped from the UniteStates of America directly to Japan
31   Golden Delicious variety of apple shipped from the French Republic directly to Japan and whicmeets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
32   Kyohvariety and Italy variety of grape shipped froTaiwan directly tJapaand which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
33   Straw of wheat and barley grouand culms and leaves of plants of the genus Agropyron shipped from Canada directly to Japan anwhich meets thstandards established bythe Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
34    Apple shipped from Tasmania in Australia directly to Japan and which meets the standardestablished by the
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
35      Yellow  Pitaya  shipped  from  Republic  of  Colombia  directly  to  Japan  and  which  meets  the  standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
36    Keitt variety and Haden variety of mango shipped from the Hawaiian Islands directly to Japaand which

meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
37   Plum shipped from the UniteStates of America directly to Japaand whicmeets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
38   Cherry shipped from the Republic of Chile directly to Japan anwhich meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
39   Grapefruit,valencia variety of sweet orange and lemon shipped from the Argentine Republic directly to Japan and whicmeets thstandards established by the Minister ofAgriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
40      Mangosteen  shipped  from  the  Kingdom  of  Thailand  directly  to  Japan  and  which  meets  the  standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
41   Triumph variety of persimmon shipped from the State of Israel directly to Japan anwhich meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
42   Tomato  and  cucumber  shipped  from the  Kingdoof  Belgiudirectly  to  Japan  and  which  meets  the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
43   Tommy Atkins variety of mango shipped from the Federative Republic of Brazil directly to Japan and which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
44   Cherry shipped from Tasmania in Australidirectly to Japan and whicmeets thstandards establisheby the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
45   Tarocco variety of sweet orange shipped from the Republic of Italy directly to Japaand which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
46   Live tubers of potato shipped from the UniteStates of America directly to Japan anwhicmeets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
47    Tomato shipped from the UniteMexican States directly to Japan
48   Alphonso variety, Kesar variety,    Chausvariety, Banganpalli variety, Mallika variety anLangra variety of mango shipped from the Federative Republic of India directly tJapanand which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
49    Undergrounportions of live plants of thgenera Anthurium shipped from the Hawaiian Islanddirectly to
Japaand which meets the standards established by the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries


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